Polands bishops say Halloween is harmful pagan

first_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix How do cataracts affect your vision? Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Warsaw Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz said in a website message that Halloween goes against the teaching of the Church by promoting the “occult and magic.”Halloween comes on the eve of All Saints’ Day, a national holiday in predominantly Catholic Poland when late relatives are remembered. It was introduced after the 1989 transformation to democracy and is increasingly popular chiefly among children.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Top Stories Comments   Share   Men’s health affects baby’s health too WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Some Catholic bishops in Poland say that Halloween is harmful because it promotes “diabolical” behavior and are asking believers not to observe it.Archbishop Andrzej Dziega in Szczecin, in the northwest, said in letter to his parishioners that under the vestige of fun, Halloween can be “destroying the spiritual life.” The “tricks” hide “diabolical attitudes” by encouraging readiness to harm the others. He asked believers not to observe Halloween. Sponsored Stories last_img read more